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Re: Multiple Users Connecting to Access Database

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Dean, Oct 27, 2005.

  1. Dean

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    The Access Developers Handbooks, by Getz, Litwin and Gilbert contains sample
    functions to verify links and perform relinks in code. This approach is very
    useful if you want to develop linked to one backend and then deploy front
    ends that connect to production backends

    "glenno" <glenno@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > Dean,
    > OK, I have split the database, but when I move the front end to another
    > machine the path to the back end is not right and I can not find where to
    > change it. Can you point me in the right direction? Thanks...
    > Glenn
    > "Dean" wrote:
    >> In this scenario, only one user will be able to update data because the
    >> will
    >> be opening the file exclusively. You should split the database into a
    >> Front-end and backend, and put copies of the front-end onto each users
    >> computer, with back-end on the server. Each user will then have
    >> independent
    >> accesst to the data. There is a Database splitter wizard to help you do
    >> this.
    >> "glenno" <glenno@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:F224CA1D-7EC6-4B15-A9D7-603B6EBB34AC@microsoft.com...
    >> > Hello,
    >> >
    >> > I am using Access 2000 and have a database that is centrally located in
    >> > a
    >> > shared folder on the network that has full read and write permissions
    >> > open.
    >> > If one user is connected to the database from their machine then no
    >> > other
    >> > user can open the shared folder in Windows Explorer and double click on
    >> > the
    >> > database to open it. They must start Access and then use file->open to
    >> > access the database. Why is this and can this behavior be changed?
    >> > Thanks...
    >> >
    >> > Glenn Olsen

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